The Transylvania Times -

Forgetting 911


September 19, 2016

For 55 years until I retired to Brevard in 2002, I lived in Fresh Meadows, Queens, N.Y. That is 15 miles from the World Trade Center and Ground Zero.

I am upset that there was no official ceremony to remember this terrible day. I went to our local officials and was told that the protocol was to hold a ceremony every 10 years and that this was “not like Pearl Harbor.” I beg to differ, as this is this generation’s Pearl Harbor — 2,403 people were killed at Pearl Harbor; 2,996 people were killed at the Trade Towers, including 343 NYFD firemen. How do we not remember all those kill...

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